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Visa Survey Shows Americans Doling Out $936 Annually for Lunch Out

A recent Visa survey shows that Americans eat lunch out twice per week, spending $10 per outing – totaling $18 per week and a shocking $936 per year. Furthermore, 1% of people spend more than $50 per lunch, totaling $5,000 per year. "Simple choices have a large impact on your wallet. Don't blow your budget on burgers and fries," says Nat Sillin, Visa's head of U.S.-based financial education.

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Visa Survey Shows Americans Doling Out $936 Annually for Lunch Out

Media Contact: Hugh Norton (703) 683-5004, ext. 133

**The results contained in this report are based on interviews conducted from August 23 – 25, 2013 in cooperation with GfK's OmniTel. A nationally representative telephone omnibus survey of 1,005 interviews among adults aged 18+ were completed, with 753 respondents on landlines and 252 respondents on cellular telephones.

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